Employment Opportunities

Position: Substitute Teachers (always hiring)

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Middle School and Upper School

 

Description: $120.00 per day 7:45am-2:15pm.

How to Apply: Fill out this Employment Application

 
 

Position: Nutritional Services Support Clerk (Part Time)

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Middle School and Upper School

 

Description: Handles point of sales, including operating Point of Sales terminal for students to record their meal purchases. Produces daily accounting reports. In addition, may assists with the food preparation, distribution and cleaning of the serving area.

How to Apply: Fill out this Employment Application

 

Position: ELL/ESL Teacher, Grades 5-12, 0.5 FTE

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Upper and Middle School

 

Expectations:  We are building the next generation of U.S. and global citizens and we’re looking for leaders to help architect, design, and reimagine the future of education. As a part of the teacher-leadership team, you will work directly with executive directors and school directors to make amazing experiences for our students. You’ll oversee the work of curriculum, classroom, and collaboration to engineer a scalable, and reliable experience across our 5-12 school platform and programs.

 

Responsibilities and Experience

  • To design, plan, and implement the key core strategies for a small group of 5-7 students across both campuses

  • Use and improve curriculum mapping content to provide the best educational opportunity

  • Work with staff and administration to seek best strategies to reach student learners, and to communicate expectations and accountability to all NLA stakeholders.

  • Plan, innovate and reflect on lessons throughout the year through admin observations, staff observations, and peer observations

  • Hold accountability and expectations high to demand the best performance possible from the student body and each other

Skills and Star Qualities

  • Demonstrable experience designing personalized language arts curriculum.

  • Ability to see the bigger picture while iterating strategically every day.

  • Direct experience helping kids learn by doing in innovative ways.

  • Collaboration within the department and between disciplines.

  • Growth mindset based on problem-seeing and problem-owning

 

Followup Questions to Expect (and/or respond to in your Cover Letter):

1. What was the last hard thing you taught yourself, either at work or in your non-work life? 

2. What leadership skills are you working on? What skills are you trying to develop to be more effective? What have you done to develop that skill?
 

How to Apply:

1. Fill out this Employment Application

2. Submit your Resume and Cover Letter to cstottler@northlakesacademy.org

 

Position: Special Education Teacher, 1.0 FTE

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Middle School

 

Expectations:

NLA is seeking a special education teacher for the 2018-19 school year.  NLA values capacity and quality work, so caseloads are limited to ensure proper service.  NLA serves 20% special education students, majority of which are federal setting 1 or 2. NLA values a collaborative, supportive culture amongst staff and students alike. NLA is designated a High-Quality Charter School by MDE and is seeing successful trends in student recruitment, attainment, and academic success.  Be a part of this team!

 

Why NLA:

  • We help students discover their passions and stay confident learners throughout their lives.

  • We’re a fast-paced, collaborative working-environment that’s also thoughtful about designing reflection and resetting time for teachers and students.

  • We think about what we can do better and faster than other area schools on a daily basis and learn quickly from other models of innovation (See our Becoming Program for one example).

  • We’re a friendly and creative team with diverse backgrounds, who are all really kids, parents, coaches, and entrepreneurs at heart.

  • We’re a interesting school that feels more like a startup, a workshop, and a family.

  • We’re close to Highway 35 and easily accessible from the metro area or surrounding suburbs (Many teachers commute from the cities, surrounding suburbs, and even Wisconsin).

  • We design flexible professional development experiences.

  • We provide exceptional medical and dental benefits.

  • We work with teachers to choose a personalized technology setup.

 

Licensure Requirements: ​ Appropriate MN licensure preferred 
 

How to Apply:

1. Fill out this Employment Application

2. Submit your Resume and Cover Letter to cstottler@northlakesacademy.org

 

Position: Math Teacher, Middle School, 0.5 FTE

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Middle School

 

Expectations:  We are building the next generation of U.S. and global citizens and we’re looking for leaders to help architect, design, and reimagine the future of education. As a part of the teacher-leadership team, you will work directly with executive directors and school directors to make amazing experiences for our students. You’ll oversee the work of curriculum, classroom, and collaboration to engineer a scalable, and reliable experience across our 5-12 school platform and programs.

Why NLA:

  • We help students discover their passions and stay confident learners throughout their lives.

  • We’re a fast-paced, collaborative working-environment that’s also thoughtful about designing reflection and resetting time for teachers and students.

  • We think about what we can do better and faster than other area schools on a daily basis and learn quickly from other models of innovation (See our Becoming Program for one example).

  • We’re a friendly and creative team with diverse backgrounds, who are all really kids, parents, coaches, and entrepreneurs at heart.

  • We’re a interesting school that feels more like a startup, a workshop, and a family.

  • We’re close to Highway 35 and easily accessible from the metro area or surrounding suburbs (Many teachers commute from the cities, surrounding suburbs, and even Wisconsin).

  • We design flexible professional development experiences.

  • We provide exceptional medical and dental benefits.

  • We work with teachers to choose a personalized technology setup.

 

Responsibilities and Experience

  • Teach geometry and intervention math every other day

  • Coach students in organization and study strategies

  • Build positive, healthy and effective relationships with students, families, and colleagues

  • Execute a math program that will equip students to excel in the 21st Century

  • Design engaging, relevant and rigorous curriculum in the area of mathematics

  • Deliver well-planned and differentiated lessons each and every day

  • Display and sustain a passion for your subject area

  • Drive achievement and growth for all students toward deep understanding and mastery of skills

Skills and Star Qualities

  • Demonstrable experience designing personalized math curriculum.

  • Ability to see the bigger picture while executing strategically every day.

  • Direct experience helping kids learn by doing in innovative ways.

  • Collaboration within the department and between disciplines.

  • Growth mindset based on problem-seeing and problem-owning

Qualifications

  • Appropriate MN Licensure required

How to Apply:

  1. Email your application, professional résumé, cover letter, reference letters, and your teaching license to Executive Director Cam Stottler at cstottler@northlakesacademy.org and carbon copy middle school building lead Andrew Brandt at abrandt@northlakesacademy.org.

  2. Fill out this Employment Application

 

Position: Language Arts Teacher, Grades 9-12, 1.0 FTE

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Upper School

 

Expectations:  We are building the next generation of U.S. and global citizens and we’re looking for leaders to help architect, design, and reimagine the future of education. As a part of the teacher-leadership team, you will work directly with executive directors and school directors to make amazing experiences for our students. You’ll oversee the work of curriculum, classroom, and collaboration to engineer a scalable, and reliable experience across our 5-12 school platform and programs.

 

Responsibilities and Experience

  • Help lead the design of the science experience with colleagues on both campuses

  • Use and improve curriculum mapping content to provide the best educational opportunity

  • Plan, innovate and reflect on lessons throughout the year through admin observations, staff observations, and peer observations

  • Hold accountability and expectations high to demand the best performance possible from the student body and each other

 

Skills and Star Qualities

  • Demonstrable experience designing personalized language arts curriculum.

  • Ability to see the bigger picture while iterating strategically every day.

  • Direct experience helping kids learn by doing in innovative ways.

  • Collaboration within the department and between disciplines.

  • Growth mindset based on problem-seeing and problem-owning

How to Apply:

1. Fill out this Employment Application

2. Submit your Resume and Cover Letter to cstottler@northlakesacademy.org

Additional inquiries:  Cam Stottler, Executive Director

                                         cstottler@northlakesacademy.org

                                         651-797-6266